Laurel stamp show


Day Trip

January 02, 2003|By Lori Sears | Lori Sears,SUN STAFF

Get stamping! The Laurel Maryland Stamp Fair, the largest one-day stamp show in the state, takes place Sunday at the Best Western Maryland Inn.

You'll find stamps, stamp supplies, historical letters and more from exhibitors from five states. Valuable, old, obscure, new and rare stamps will be on view, including the 1901 Inverted Train Stamp, valued at $75,000. There also will be free appraisals of stamps and stamp collections.

Kids can migrate to the youth area, which will feature free stamps and collecting materials.

The fair is sponsored by the Bowie Maryland Stamp Club and Atlantic Coast Exhibitions.

The Laurel Maryland Stamp Fair runs from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Best Western Maryland Inn, 15101 Sweitzer Lane, Laurel. Free. Call 301-776-5300.

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